CareersMag for School Leavers
This is an interesting magazine that you can read/subscribe to and it's free. It covers everything you need to know and offers information on a range of Careers areas, Apprenticeships, University, plus important general information to prepare for Results Day.
- JED Careers Database - https://chas.careersoft.co.uk/jed/Login.aspx (passcode required = Access Code: Please refer to school - Year Teams, Careers office, Year Office, SID, Library and Career subject noticeboards for code)
- CAREERSOFT - https://www.careersoft.co.uk (passcode required = Access Code: Please refer to school - Year Teams, Careers office, Year Office, SID, Library and Career subject noticeboards for code)
- Yr 9/10/11 Apprenticeships - https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/apprentice/what-is-an-apprenticeship - A very useful website that tells you everything you need to know about apprenticeships and to explore the options open to you.
- Year 10 - 13 - Get Revising - https://getrevising.co.uk/ - create a study plan, practise past papers in any subject & from any exam board or create your own study resources. A brilliant site!
- Year 11,12 & 13 - The Uni Guide - https://www.theuniguide.co.uk/ - what to study, where to go and how to get there.
- Year 12 & 13 - Virtual Outreach - Live Chat & Webinars - https://www.coventry.ac.uk/study-at-coventry/parents-and-teachers/outreach/ - help from Coventry University for everything to do with University from clearing, writing personal statements, understanding the UCAS process, student finance and student life.
- Year 12 & 13 Warwick University - https://warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/schools/digitalresources - Link to warwick University with help and guidance on applying for university
- Year 12 & 13 Careers Gateway - https://www.careers-gateway.co.uk/About_us/Higher_Ideas.aspx (passcode required = Access Code: Please refer to school - Year Teams, Careers office, Year Office, SID, Library and Career subject noticeboards for code)
- Year 12 & 13 Uni Taster Days - https://www.unitasterdays.com/search.aspx?PC=CV4+9PW - access this link to give you the opportunity to lots of online events happening with regards to university events
- Year 12 & 13 Prepare for your career success at University - https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/career-success - Find out how to make the most of your time at university and ensure you have the skills and experience graduate employers want.
- UniTasterDays - https://www.unitasterdays.com/ondemand - University guidance videos for school groups and students
- KS4 & 5 - https://amazingapprenticeships.com/vacancies/time-to-apply/ - to find a list of apprenticeship vacancies at all levels
Careers Newsletter Yr 7-11 March 2021 - Download (396kb)
Careers Newsletter Yr 12-13 March 2021 - Download (431kb)
Careers Newsletter Spring 2021 - Download (362kb)
LMI Coventry & Warwickshire
Parent/Student Guide Autumn 2020
This may seem difficult, but if you are considering an apprenticeship you can still apply.
However, please have a Plan B such as Further Education (6th Form or College).
Applications are still being processed but any events & support will be given ‘virtually’.
Parent Pack: Apprenticeship Information
https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship - this is where many apprenticeships are advertised and you can apply, after creating an Account.
Additionally, students can search via Employers own websites.
Below are a few of the local training providers who help support young people in obtaining an apprenticeship:-
CWCT – Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber Training – Early Years, Hairdressing, Accounting, Business Admin, IT
HOET – Heart of England Training – Hair & Beauty, Business Admin, Sports, IT
MGTS – Midland Group Training Services – Engineering open for applications - (best via email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
MTC Academy – Engineering - (there are no future Open Events but email any enquiries to email@example.com)
SCCU – Childcare, Sports & Physical Activity, Teaching & Learning, Health & Wellbeing
Local Training Providers/Colleges who support Apprenticeships. They do have SOME apprenticeships but will also support you in your search, however YOU need to also be proactive as there are no guarantees:
Coventry College - Business, Childcare & Early Years, Computing, Construction Trades, Digital, Engineering, Hospitality & Catering, Media & Interactive Media, Motor Vehicle, Teacher Training
WMJOBS - Search for Apprenticeships offered by local Councils such as Coventry City Council, Solihull, Warwickshire
PrimaryGoal - IT working in Primary Schools
JBC Training - IT, Digital Media, Technical
MTC - Engineering
NHS - Health, Business, IT
College Open Days 21/22
COLLEGE OPEN/INFO DAYS/SESSIONS 2021-22 (Updated Sept 2021)
Coventry College –www.coventrycollege.ac.uk 02476932932 - CITY – CV1 5DG
Wednesday 13th October, 1st December, 26th January, 23rd March & 15th June - 5-7pm
Warwickshire College – www.wcg.ac.uk
Leamington Spa –Tuesday 9 November, Tues 29th March 2022, 5.30-8pm
Moreton Morrell – Saturday 13 November 2021, Sat 2nd April 2022 - 10am-2pm
Rugby –Tuesday 16 November 2021, Tues 5th April 2022 - 5.30-8pm
Warwick – Trident –Thursday 11 November 2021, Thurs 31st March 2022 - 5.30-8pm
NWSLC (Nuneaton & South Leics) – http://www.nwslc.ac.uk -
0330058 3000 Nuneaton Campus (CV11 6BH)
Tues 5th October, Thurs 25th Nov, Thurs 10th Feb 2022 & Tues 14th June – 5-8pm
Stratford upon Avon College – www.stratford.ac.uk 01789 266245
Fri 12th November 5.30-7.30 &
Sat 13th November 10am – 12.30pm
It is advisable to Pre-register to avoid queues.
Solihull College – www.solihull.ac.uk 0121 678 7000
(Blossomfield Campus) B91 1SB – Sat 27th November 2021 – 10am – 2pm
& (Woodlands Campus) B36 0NF - Sat 27th November 2021 – 10am -2pm
Check which campus offers which course via website (Woodlands mainly Construction,Engineering, Motor Vehicle, H&B,Cabin Crew)
UCB (Birmingham) – www.ucb.ac.uk 0121 604 1000
Sat 20th November 2021 - 11am-3pm – You Need to Register
Hereward College – www.hereward.ac.uk 024 76461231 - Virtual
Virtual Open Days – Sat 16th Oct, 27th Nov ‘21, Sat 8th Jan 2022 – 3.15-4.30pm
21st September, 5th October, 19th October 2021
MTC Academy (Engineering) www.the-mtc.org 02476701801- https://the-amtc.co.uk/apprenticeships/for-apprentices/open-events/
Thurs 18th November 4.30 & 6.30 TBC
MGTS (Engineering) www.mgts.co.uk
Tues 26th October 10am – 2pm (Half Term) Drop In Session &
Tuesday 2nd November 4-7pm - Open Evening
WMG Academy (Engineering) www.wmgacademy.org.uk 02476464661 –
Sat 16th October 10am – 2pm
You need to Register beforehand
Access Creative College www.accesscreative.ac.uk 0800 28 18 42
Saturday 30th October & Sat 4th December 2020 – 10am – 2pm
BOA Academy – Birmingham Ormiston Academy www.boa-academy.co.uk 0121 359 9300
Thursday 14th October 2021 – 6pm
+ Tours available Week of Mon 11th – Fri 15th Oct -check website nearer the time.
BIMM – British & Irish Modern Music https://www.bimm.ac.uk 020 8749 3131
Sat 9th October 2021 – 10am – 12.30pm 2021
Check all websites as you may need to register your interest beforehand!!